Emedardo B. Lovato

June 23, 1930- January 28, 2023

Emedardo B. Lovato


In Sacramento, January 28, 2023, aged 92.  He is survived by his loving children Audrey Stone, Eddie (Brenda) Lovato, Jody (Bob) Wolfe, Jamie Lovato, Rene Northup, Tim (Clarisa) Lovato, Tracie Lawrence, Daniel Lovato, Maria (Jason) Necker, 18 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, his siblings Rose Espinoza, Joe Lovato, Richard Lovato, and Marie Edmonds and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded by his parents Elipio and Fidelia Lovato, his daughter Tammy Lovato, and siblings Mateo, Henry, Ted, Ursula, Mike, Pete, and Maxine.

Eddie was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran.  He was a great musician who first started with the Apollos and later was a solo artist.  He was also a wonderful ballroom dance instructor.  He loved traveling and playing his music for everyone. He had an unwavering faith in God, which he shared with those who surrounded him.

Eddie will be greatly missed and, in our hearts, forever.

The family invites you to attend the recitation of the Rosary on Thursday February 9, 2023, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at George L. Klumpp funeral home, 2691 Riverside Bl. Sacramento 95818.  A mass will be held on Friday February 10, 2023, at 2:00pm at St. Rose Catholic Church, 5961 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento 95824 and interment will proceed at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 6509 Fruitridge Rd. Sacramento 95820.  A celebration of life will follow at Elk Lodge, 6446 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento 95831.